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Network Engineer 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Req Number KGS20-0045  
Category Information Technology  
Division Koniag Government Services  
Location KGS Fort Collins, CO  
Description

Koniag Government Services is seeking a Network Engineer in the Fort Collins, CO area.  Pursuant to PL 93-638, as amended, Preference will be given to qualified applicants who are a member of a Federally Recognized Native American Tribe.

We offer competitive compensation and an extraordinary benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401K with company matching, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, three weeks paid time off, and more.

The Network Engineer is responsible for all aspects of network administration.  CCNA or CCNP certification are highly preferred, Cisco experience is a must.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform system-level design and configuration of products, such as Cisco routers, switches, ASAs, and other network devices.  Support the testing and installation of network communications systems, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems
  • Monitor and respond to complex technical hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance
  • Provide support, assistance, and oversight for all information systems operations activities, including computer and telecommunications/communications operations, data entry, data control, LAN/MAN/WAN administration and operations support, operating systems programming, system security policy procedures, and/or web strategy and operations 
  • Provide input to policy level discussions regarding standards, design, budget constraints, and more. 
  • Provide the routine analysis of all elements of the network facilities. Reviews network reports and logs to ensure optimal performance
  • Utilize software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance
  • Communicate effectively with other project groups, such as, Security, Windows, UNIX, and Storage teams to assist with the installation and troubleshooting of systems components. 
  • Participate in regular, rotational on-call support with other network team members and provides prompt service to clients and users
 
Position Requirements

Qualifications: 

The ideal Network Engineer candidate should have or be able to do the following: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience supporting a high availability mostly Cisco production network 
  • Experience configuring, maintaining, and administering Cisco routers, switches, and/or firewalls in a large multiple data center production environment
  • Experience supporting with network circuits, MPLS networks, and other LAN/WAN technologies 
  • Experience supporting organization users, customers, clients, and remote sites on a mostly Cisco network.
  • Experience with routing protocols, such as, BGP and OSPF is preferred
  • Experience supporting and working with other IT departments/teams such as Security, Windows, UNIX, Storage, and other IT teams 
  • Experience and ability to work on project and task assignments responsibly and timely manner
  • Ability to troubleshoot network performance issues and analyze network traffic using network monitoring tools, and provide capacity planning solutions.
  • 5 years networking experience
  • Cisco CCNA/CCNP certification preferred

Working Environment & Conditions

This position is primarily indoors, consistent with a standard office position and has a noise level of mostly low to moderate. The incumbent is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The work load may require the incumbent to sit for extended periods of time. The incumbent must be able to read, perform simple math calculations and withstand moderate amounts of stress. The incumbent must occasionally lift and/or move items that weigh up to 25 lbs. Specific vision abilities required for the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Our Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

The company is an equal opportunity employer. The company shall not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity (except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification), national origin, age, disability, military/veteran status, marital status, genetic information or any other factor protected by law.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity in all decisions related to employment, promotion, wages, benefits and all other privileges, terms and conditions of employment.

The company is dedicated to seeking all qualified applicants. If you require an accommodation to navigate or to apply to a position on our website, please contact Heaven Wood via e-mail at accommodations@koniag.com or by calling 703-488-9377 to request accommodations.

 
Travel Requirements  
Security Clearance  
About our Company

Koniag Government Services (KGS) is an Alaska Native Owned corporation supporting the values and traditions of our native communities through an agile employee and corporate culture that delivers Enterprise Solutions, Professional Services and Operational Management to Federal Government Agencies. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Koniag, we apply our proven commercial solutions to a deep knowledge of Defense and Civilian missions to provide forward leaning technical, professional, and operational solutions. KGS enables successful mission outcomes for our customers through solution-oriented business partnerships and a commitment to exceptional service delivery. We ensure long-term success with a continuous improvement approach while balancing the collective interests of our customers, employees, and native communities. For more information, please visit www.koniag-gs.com

 

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